Jose is a 55-year-old Hispanic, male, migrant worker who speaks limited English. He presented to the emergency room with complaints of edema of the scrotum, urinary retention, and hematuria. He does not have any pertinent past medical history. He is married and has five young children. He states he has been having problems for a while but delayed seeing the doctor because of his work schedule and limited money. The doctor performs a digital rectal examination in the office and finds that Jose’s prostate is enlarged.
Male reproductive disorders can make a great impact on the patient’s life. Based on the case study, answer the following questions in your discussion post.
- Discuss the potential disease processes and signs and symptoms related to the disease process that Jose may be exhibiting?
- How would you provide multidimensional care to include cultural, psychosocial, spiritual, physical, and emotional needs for Jose?
- Discuss three potential barriers that you would anticipate when providing care to Jose based on his age and culture.
- Provide an example of how you would overcome each of the three barriers through the implementation of multidimensional care strategies.